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James Appleby (01-07 G)

David Appleby Engineering will become the first Bentley Continental GT3 customer team when it takes delivery of the new race car in January and James will take the wheel.  
Bentley Continental GT3
Bentley Continental GT3

James began his racing career in the SEAT Cupra Championship in 2008. He has since competed regularly in the Aston Martin GT4 at a European level as a Junior Aston Martin Racing team driver and was presented the star of the future award by Aston Martin Racing in 2010.
 
Launched at Goodwood in July this year, the new 1300 kg Bentley Continental GT3 race car features a 4.0 litre V8 twin turbo V8 developing an unrestricted 600 bhp. The new race car is based on the road-going Continental and has received an aerodynamic package of enhancements while retaining its iconic and recognisable form.
 
Generation Bentley Racing will make their debut at the opening round of the British GT Championship taking place at Oulton Park on 19 April 2014.
 

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